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The Stony Brook University softball team gather into a huddle. The Seawolves are set to take on the Hartford Hawks in the first round of the AMerica East Playoffs. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Softball stumbles at Binghamton, losing three games

David Vertsberger April 25, 2016
The Stony Brook Softball team was swept in a three-game series at Binghamton this past weekend, 12-3, 6-5 and 3-2.
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Womens Lacrosse fends off early Johns Hopkins lead, wins 10-7

Women’s Lacrosse fends off early Johns Hopkins lead, wins 10-7

David Vertsberger April 17, 2016
No. 7 Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse trailed No. 20 Johns Hopkins 5-2 at halftime on Sunday afternoon after a dismal offensive start.
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McGrew and Thrower charged with multiple felonies

McGrew and Thrower charged with multiple felonies

David Vertsberger April 11, 2016
Senior forward Rayshaun McGrew and sophomore guard Deshaun Thrower were charged with third-degree grand larceny and third-degree criminal mischief on suspicion of a theft on April 6.
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McKyla Brooks making noise as Stony Brooks only two-sport athlete

McKyla Brooks making noise as Stony Brook’s only two-sport athlete

David Vertsberger April 3, 2016
“I had a couple goals to set in high school, which I didn’t achieve,” Brooks said. “I can’t just stop here now, I have to keep going, I have to set those goals.”
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Pikiell announced as new Rutgers head coach

Pikiell announced as new Rutgers head coach

David Vertsberger March 22, 2016
Pikiell called coaching at Rutgers "a dream job."
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Men’s Basketball head coach Steve Pikiell reportedly leaving for Rutgers job

David Vertsberger March 19, 2016
In 11 years, Pikiell led Stony Brook to six 20-win seasons.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball senior guard Carson Puriefoy (No. 10, above), shoots the last two free throw attempts of the championship game.  CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook to face tough test against Kentucky in NCAA Tournament

David Vertsberger March 16, 2016
On Selection Sunday, the team learned as the No. 13 seed that it would square off against No. 4 Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
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Seawolves win first America East title, will play in NCAA Tournament

David Vertsberger March 12, 2016
Stony Brook’s 80-74 win over Vermont in the America East Championship will send the Seawolves to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.
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Stony Brook topples Hartford, advances to America East Championship

Stony Brook topples Hartford, advances to America East Championship

David Vertsberger March 7, 2016
Stony Brook now looks toward accomplishing what the team set out to four months ago, winning the America East title.
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Womens Lacrosse falls to No. 3 Florida despite comeback effort

Women’s Lacrosse falls to No. 3 Florida despite comeback effort

David Vertsberger March 7, 2016
“Oh it went in, and then it went out,” Van Dyke said. “I think that was a little disappointing, but next time I’ll shoot it in a different place and hopefully it stays in.”
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Warney dominates in 86-76 quarterfinal win

David Vertsberger March 3, 2016
The Seawolves won their America East Playoffs quarterfinal match-up against the Retrievers, 86-76, behind Warney’s 27 points and 23 rebounds.
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Womens Basketball loses against Vermont

Women’s Basketball loses against Vermont

David Vertsberger March 1, 2016
To find success this season, Stony Brook will need to turn around its recent woes. McCombs’s team has lost five games in a row and eight of its last 11 contests.
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